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  1. Oxidizers don’t go boom, they allow things to go boom. If you stick a lit match in a test tube with oxygen, it burns faster, hotter, and brighter. If you stick a lit match in a test tube with hydrogen, then it will go boom.

  2. I can’t believe I used to hold these in my hand and set them off when I was a kid. Between two fingers several times, once in a closed hand. No lasting damage, everything accounted for. Never even broken a bone. The fuck was wrong with me

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